Economic Bakhtar News Agency is the official state news agency of the Afghan government, based in Kabul. The agency is a major source of news for all media in Afghanistan, gathering domestic and international news and providing information to outlets. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:40:37 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40465-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40465-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                   
One Dollar                                                         78/25        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            98       Afs
One Euro                                                            86/50       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/30       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                       498       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                           1120       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                           06/90       Afs
Yarzada

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Economic Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:17:30 +0000
Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40445-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40445-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Monday, October 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                           
One Dollar                                                         78/20        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            97/50       Afs
One Euro                                                            85/90       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/25       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                       499       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                            1100       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/85      Afs
Yarzada

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Economic Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:41:50 +0000
Kabul-Baku Air Corridor Opened http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40435-kabul-baku-air-corridor-opened.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40435-kabul-baku-air-corridor-opened.html Kabul-Baku Air Corridor Opened

Monday, October 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The Kabul-Baku air corridor, which transfers Afghan export goods by air to Azerbaijan, opened with the first flight through the corridor to Baku the other day, BNA reported.
In the first flight, 4.3 metric tons of Afghan merchants’ exporting products including handicrafts, carpets, fresh and dried fruits and saffron have been transported to Azerbaijan, the agency added.
With the opening of the Kabul-Baku air corridor, exporters’ products of the country are being exported to Azerbaijan in the shortest time and sold in its markets, according to the agency.

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Economic Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:46:25 +0000
Afghanistan-Azerbaijan Trade Turnover Increase By 20 Percent: Minister http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40411-afghanistan-azerbaijan-trade-turnover-increase-by-20-percent-minister.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40411-afghanistan-azerbaijan-trade-turnover-increase-by-20-percent-minister.html

Sunday, October 13, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Economic relations between Afghanistan and Azerbaijan are developing dynamically, Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said at the opening of a trade exhibition promoting Afghan products, Trend reported.
According to the minister, Afghanistan Azerbaijani trade turnover increased by 30 percent in 2018, and by 23 percent in the first eight months of 2019.
Studies conducted in this direction indicate that the lion share of the turnover is accounted for Azerbaijani exports.
“Afghan companies, taking advantage of the favorable conditions created in Azerbaijan, present their products here.
This is the first exhibition in which Afghan products are presented in Azerbaijan,” Mustafayev said.
The exhibition features more than 40 Afghan companies exhibiting textiles, food, building materials and other products.

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Economic Sun, 13 Oct 2019 06:35:21 +0000
Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40404-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40404-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                           
One Dollar                                                        78/10        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                           79/80       Afs
One Euro                                                            68       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/25Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                        499       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                             1100       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/85       Afs
Yarzada

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Economic Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:10:12 +0000
AAA to be Strengthened, President Ghani http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40394-aaa-to-be-strengthened-president-ghani.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40394-aaa-to-be-strengthened-president-ghani.html AAA to be Strengthened, President Ghani

Saturday October 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani stressed the need for strengthening the Ariana Afghan Airline (AAA), saying anyone interfering in the company’s affairs would be taken to justice. After hearing report about how to apply fundamental reforms to standardize the state-owned company’s financial, administrative, human, technical, operation and commercial affairs, the country’s President said an accurate program should be set to rehabilitate the Bakhtar Company and strengthen the Ariana Afghan Airline and report about its weekly development should be provided. Providing report about what was happening in the company, head of the company said that the company has now reduced the level of loss from 9 percent to 3 percent. The President said those interfering in the company’s affairs would be taken to justice.

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Economic Sat, 12 Oct 2019 07:05:28 +0000
Development in Second Phase of Firoz Koh Chaghcharan, Bamyan-Maidan Wardak Discussed http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40392-development-in-second-phase-of-firoz-koh-chaghcharan-bamyan-maidan-wardak-discussed.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40392-development-in-second-phase-of-firoz-koh-chaghcharan-bamyan-maidan-wardak-discussed.html Development in Second Phase of Firoz Koh Chaghcharan, Bamyan-Maidan Wardak Discussed

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired a meeting, in which development in the second phase of Firoz Koh-Chaghcharan, Bamyan-Maidan Wardak was discussed, BNA reported the other day.
In the meeting which was held at the Presidential Palace late on yesterday, at the outset, the in –charges of the ministry of urban development and lands shared reports about the work developments and the challenges on the roads, with the president calling the development process unsatisfactory and provided instruction about the urgent resolve of the problems, the agency said.  The president said for other issues resulting in the sluggishness of the work, urgent resolves should be taken, the agency quoted.

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Economic Sat, 12 Oct 2019 07:03:05 +0000
Rate of Afghan Currency against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40380-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40380-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html Rate of Afghan Currency against Foreign Currencies

Thursday October 10, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                           
One Dollar                                                          78/10       Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            95/20       Afs
One Euro                                                            85/50       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/20       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                           499      Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                              1100      Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/88      Afs
One Russian Ruble                                              01/15     Afs
M.A.Ansari

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Economic Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:34:16 +0000
Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40364-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40364-cost-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html Cost of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                          
One Dollar                                                        78/15        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            95/90       Afs
One Euro                                                            8560       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/30       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                        497       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                            1100      Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/98       Afs
Yarzada

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Economic Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:14:40 +0000
NPC Approves 7 Procurement Agreements http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40359-npc-approves-7-procurement-agreements.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/40359-npc-approves-7-procurement-agreements.html NPC Approves 7 Procurement Agreements

Wednesday October 9, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The National Procurement Commission (NPC) has approved seven out of 12 procurement issues, including construction project of Ghor-Herat roads with the length of 11,710 kilometers, BNA reported. A meeting of the NPC which was chaired by the country’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at the presidential palace, discussed 12 procurement issues, approving seven at the cost of 2.5 billion Afghanis. The approved issues also included procuring of firewood and coal of next year for the Ministry of Defense and some other issues. President Ghani tasked that appointed delegation to provide reports in details about the 310 construction projects related to the Ministry of Interior and that how many of them were real projects and how many imaginary and also the companies their claims remain unapproved, should be introduced to the attorney office. The commission also resolved that the whole documentation related to the Real Time Data Management Consultative Services (RTDMS) relating to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, be shared with the national procurement administration.

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Economic Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:09:11 +0000